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State Preschool Enrollment 

We are so excited that you selected Salinas City Elementary School District!  We are here to help our new SCESD preschool students get enrolled.

This program is funded by the California Department of Education to provide free preschool for children who meet income eligibility and can benefit from a quality learning experience.

Our State Preschool Program offers part day and full day program.

210-Day Full Day Programs available from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Service Hours based on NEED) at the following schools:

Enrollment Steps

Step 1: Complete Mandatory Forms

Download and print the application. Please print single-sided.

English Application 

Spanish Application

Step 2: Gather Copies of These Important Documents

SCESD California State Preschool Program reserves the right to ask for additional information to verify eligibility.

If assistance is needed, contact the preschool office.

Step 3: Email or Turn in Documents

If you would like to drop off the application and documents in person, please schedule an appointment by calling the office at (831)784-5402

Email the Mandatory Forms, Important Documents, and Follow-Up Documents to the State Preschool Office at You will be notified once the documents are received, as well as, next steps once all documents have been reviewed.

We appreciate your patience and effort in providing the necessary documents needed to complete the enrollment process.